Animal Science Advising Center

What can I do with a major in Animal Science?

As an Animal Science major, you'll work with animals regularly as you prepare for graduate school, veterinary school or a career in teaching, agricultural production or business.

Former ANS students from UC Davis have entered careers as fisheries owners, agricultural and pharmaceutical sales staff, researchers, agricultural and natural resources consultants, lawyers, physicians, veterinarians and teachers.

Sample Job Titles

AI Technician/Breeding Industrial Hygienist
Animal Behaviorist Laboratory Technician

Animal Control Officer

Medical Doctor/ Illustrator
Animal Health Nutritional Consultant
Animal Pharmaceutical Representative Optometrist
Biologist Pharmacologist
Chemist Poultry Technician
Clinical Researcher Product Manager
Conservation Officer Professor
Dairy Herd Improvement/ Inspector Public Outreach
Dog/ Horse Trainer Quality Control Specialist
Education/ Extension Race Track Publicist
Endocrinologist Research Assistant/ Technician/ Investigator
Environmental Specialist Sales Representative
Farming Operation Veterinarian
Feed/ Nutrition Veterinary Technician
Food Industry Wildlife Biologist/ Conservationist
Forestry Technician Writer/ Journalist
Health Inspector Zookeeper

Useful Animal Science Career Websites

Agriculture/Livestock/Poultry Veterinary Equine
Ag 1 Source AVMA Veterinary Career Center EQUIstaff AAHA My Veterinary Center
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) The Vet Recruiter Yard and Groom
Animal Science Jobs VCA Jobs American Association of Equine Practitioners
American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)    
Hansen Agri-Placement    
Exotic/Zoo Wildlife/Ecology Laboratory/Research Miscellaneous/Multiple
Association of Zoos and Aquariums Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board Science Careers Nation Job
  Green Jobs Network